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Chinese Linguist


  • MVM Inc
  • 03/11/20
  • Ashburn, VA
  • 20147
  • Full-Time
Title: Chinese Translator (Linguist)
Location: Chantilly, VA
Duration: Part-Time/As-Needed

MVM, Inc., is a professional services firm with decades of experience supporting Government customers. In anticipation of a potential contract award, we are seeking talented Chinese Linguists.

Our Ideal Candidate
You are an analytic problem solver with a native or near native proficiency in both English and Chinese. You may not have experience working as a linguist or translator, but you are a fast learner who is eager to dive in and learn how via MVMs immersive on-the-job training program, which will prepare you to be a Chinese Linguist for our high-profile law enforcement customers. More importantly, adhering to a strict professional code of ethics with confidentiality and neutrality comes second-nature to you.

What Does a Chinese Linguist Do?
Chinese Linguists analyze syntax, phonetics, regional slang and colloquial expressions, and semantics from different regions, and provide a clean, objective product in professional English to law enforcement clients.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities

Our Chinese Linguists have four key functions and responsibilities. They:
Translate a variety of complex texts from Chinese into English;
Transcribe pertinent information from audio and video source files;
Interpret many different forms of Chinese, to include slang, formal, and legal discourse; and
Analyze material and compile data into reports to support our customers complex operations.

Minimum Qualifications / Skills
Bachelors Degree or four (4) years of experience in a professional setting
Native or near native oral and written communications skills in both Chinese and English
Ability to comprehend and translate Chinese slang and colloquial expressions
Available to work a rotating, flexible schedule
Proficient in MS Office

Preferred Qualifications
Active security clearance
Experience as a translator or interpreter
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Strong analytical and problem solving skills

All applicants selected will be subject to a strict Government background investigation and must meet criteria that includes, but is not limited to:
U.S. Citizenship
Favorable credit check
Resided in the US at least three (3) of the past five (5) years


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